Myanmar (Burma)

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Politics of Burma

Burma (also known as Myanmar) is a unitary presidential constitutional republic under its 2008 constitution.

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Naypyidaw

Naypyidaw, located near Pyinmana, officially replaced Yangon as the capital of Myanmar in November 2005. It officially goes by the acronym of NPT.

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Religion in Myanmar

The main religions of the country are Buddhism (89.2%), Christianity (5.0%), Islam (3.8%), Hinduism (0.5%), Spiritualism (1.2%) and others (0.2%). Religious intolerance or discrimination on grounds of religion is nonexistent in the Union of Myanmar throughout its long history.